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Floyd Abrams: Free Speech First

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Floyd Abrams, First Amendment lawyer and the author of Friend of the Court: On the Front Lines with the First Amendment looks back on his legal career dedicated to defending First Amendment rights, from the Pentagon Papers to Citizens United.

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The Constitution's Odd Clauses

Monday, October 31, 2011

Even if they don't make the news, even if they're not litigated, they provide the constitutional backdrop for how our democracy works. If we're going to understand the Constitution, we're going to have to understand all of it.

Jay Wexler, law professor at Boston University and author of the new book, The Odd Clauses: Understanding the Constitution through Ten of Its Most Curious Provisions, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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